When comparing Google Tasks vs Quire, the Slant community recommends Quire for most people. In the question“What is the best cross-platform to-do list app?” Quire is ranked 33rd while Google Tasks is ranked 61st.
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Pro Integration with Google Calendar
Google Tasks integrates with Google Calendar, consolidating your information in one place and allowing you to easily see which tasks have to be done on what day.
Pro Subtask lists
Each task can have a subtask allowing users to gradually break down a larger task into steps needed to accomplish it. When a user marks the parent task as complete, all subtasks inside that main task will also be marked as complete.
Pro Printable to-do list
Google Tasks allows users to print their to-do lists.
Pro Cross platform, sync and offline usage
Pro Organizations, projects, task, hierarchical subtask and smart folders
Unlimited tasks/todo structures
Pro Integration with calendar and github
I haven't dabbled with that though
Pro Multiuser handling
Handle multiple users and assignments
Pro It is free
As of now, at least.
Con No official app
Google Tasks currently does not have an official app, but third-party Google Tasks apps are available.
Con Inconsistent sorting when printing
You can start your tests online, but when you print it comes out differently.
Con Can print calendar or tasks but not both
If you want to see your day, you can see both your tasks and your meetings online. However, you cannot print it altogether as shown online. You have to print two separate things.